St. Helena AVA
EDUCATION

St. Helena

Summary:

Nestled between Rutherford and Spring Mountain where the Napa Valley significantly narrows, this region is surrounded by the Mayacamas and Vaca Mountain ranges. Wines are consistently known for their balance, elegance and power. 

Location:

Centered around the town of St. Helena

Climate:

One of the warmer AVAs of Napa Valley, known for frequent days of sunshine days and its longer than average growing season.

Soil:

Sedimentary, gravel, clay, volcanic

Popular Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc

Noteworthy:

The Napa Valley as we know it today began in St. Helena in the 1840s when General Vallejo gifted land to Edward Bale.

Featured Wineries in St. Helena AVA:

Amizetta, Clif Family WineryGallegos Wines, Herb Lamb Vineyards, Long Meadow Ranch Winery, Macauley Vineyard, Modus Operandi Cellars, Salvestrin Winery, Seven Stones, Tudal WineryWilliam Cole Vineyards

St. Helena AVA